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The NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) has issued a statewide TOTAL FIRE BAN for Tuesday 19 November 2019 until 12 midnight. This means no fires in the park including coal and gas fire BBQ's and all fire permits are suspended. Please report any fires quickly to 000.

Find out more about total fire ban rules: https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/about-us/our-districts/orana/fire-information/fdr-and-tobans/total-fire-ban-rules

Parramatta Park

Old Government House

Parramatta Park, Pitt Street entrance.

Old Government House is the oldest surviving public building in Australia.  Jointly World Heritage listed with Parramatta Park, it is significant for the administrative role it played during the convict era.  It was also the ‘country residence’ of the first ten Governors of New South Wales.  Today, this elegant Georgian house sits in the heart of Parramatta Park and is open to the public as a museum.

Old Government House is managed by the National Trust of Australia (NSW). 

Guided Tours

Old Government House is open for guided tours Tuesday to Sunday and most public holidays, 10am-4pm. It is closed on Mondays, Good Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. 

See National Trust of Australia for more details.

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